The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine are about a mile from the old American Viscose factory site, and both are looking to grow soon. Not only could the renovated factory be a site for expansion, it could offer more rental housing and fun space to attract students and young researchers.
Ford denies claims that it had chosen Pittsylvania County site before Youngkin nixed deal
Ford Motor Company called reporting that Virginia had been selected for a battery plant “inaccurate.” Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans in the General Assembly spar over the governor’s move.
25 questions about small nuclear reactors
Readers have been asking questions about the small modular reactor Gov. Youngkin wants to bring to Southwest Virginia since Cardinal News began reporting on it. We’ve been listening. Here is everything we can tell you about some of the most frequently asked questions about the project.
Henry County secures more than $22 million for site development as governor looks for economic growth
The $22 million to Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Business Park is the second biggest appropriation for site development in this round of state funding.
Redevelopment plan aims to turn American Viscose property into Roanoke’s newest neighborhood
Developer Ed Walker wants to bring apartments, restaurants, small businesses and artists to the sprawling century-old manufacturing campus at the base of Mill Mountain – without losing sight of its gritty industrial history.
White Mill renamed ‘Dan River Falls’ at groundbreaking ceremony
The historic riverfront building will go by a new name once the transformational project is completed.
‘A reimagining steeped in history’: White Mill project breaks ground in Danville
Construction has begun on the project that will turn the vacant former Dan River Mills site into a mixed-use property with retail, commercial and residential purposes.
10 years ago, Virginia started an agriculture grant program to support small businesses. Here’s how it looks now.
AFID was created as a way to boost agriculture and forestry businesses that would otherwise be too small to qualify for state incentives. A decade later, more than $12 million has been awarded, and the governor wants to put more money into the program.
The Launch Place in Danville is one of the top angel investors in the Southeast U.S.
The Launch Place started as a business consulting service, but lack of funding resources for startups inspired a rebranding to provide financial support for Dan River entrepreneurs.
Study says Lynchburg can’t support an inland port but Bristol-to-Wytheville region might
State Sen. Todd Pillion, R-Washington County, says he’ll push for a “substantial” budget amendment to pursue more study of a second inland port.